- an associate or companion, especially at work; partner.
- a spouse.
Also yoke·mate [yohk-meyt] /ˈyoʊkˌmeɪt/.
Origin of yokefellow
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Examples from the Web for yokefellow
He had the subtlest brain, and became the yokefellow of a Cobham.Sir Walter Ralegh
Why, also, is Juno united to him as his wife, who is called at once "sister and yokefellow?"The City of God, Volume I
Give them the victory, First have they greeted thee; Give them the victory, Yokefellow mine!Hypatia
Pippin had been frightened, a thing that had hardly happened since the days when fear was his yokefellow, day and night.Pippin; A Wandering Flame
Laura E. Richards
She has not been sedulously trained to pull her way, when she is to go into harness with a yokefellow.Rhoda Fleming, Complete
- archaic a working companion
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